How Managed Is The Conversation On #UniSuper?

Bernard Mees, a member of the Consultative Committee of UniSuper, recently published an article in The Conversation.

Here are two comments on that article: Continue reading “How Managed Is The Conversation On #UniSuper?”

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How Managed Is The Conversation On #UniSuper?

Four Things You Should Know About #HESTAdivest #NauruInquiry #Transfield #UniSuper

On August 17th, Transfield Services (TSE) issued a statement to the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX). This statement was not a media release but a compliance report in line with stipulations of the Corporations Act and ASX governance rules.

On August 18th, the sixth-largest superannuation fund in Australia (HESTA) announced that it was divesting from Transfield Services. This follows similar announcements by at least two smaller funds in the previous two years. Continue reading “Four Things You Should Know About #HESTAdivest #NauruInquiry #Transfield #UniSuper”

Four Things You Should Know About #HESTAdivest #NauruInquiry #Transfield #UniSuper

Australian Financial Review Loses Its Mind Over #HESTADivest. Why would that be?

Less than a day after HESTA announced that it would divest its holdings in Transfield Services, the Australian Financial Review has run an editorial critical of that move. [here] Continue reading “Australian Financial Review Loses Its Mind Over #HESTADivest. Why would that be?”

Australian Financial Review Loses Its Mind Over #HESTADivest. Why would that be?

ANMF Delegates Conference (Vic) calls for divestment of Super Funds from detention industry

This is the text of the motion passed by the Australian Nursing & Midwifery Federation (Victorian Branch) Delegates’ Conference yesterday:

That this conference request ANMF (Vic Branch) to lobby First State Super and HESTA superannuation funds to divest themselves of investments in organisations whose business interests directly or indirectly breach the human rights of those seeking asylum.

via Tara Nipe. Well done!

ANMF Delegates Conference (Vic) calls for divestment of Super Funds from detention industry

Is your superannuation invested in Scott Morrison’s refugee policy? A response.

schainWhen author Jennifer Mills  found out about her super fund HESTA’s connection to offshore detention of refugees, she contacted them for more information about where exactly her money was invested. Unsatisfied with their response over the phone, she sent them this letter. Continue reading “Is your superannuation invested in Scott Morrison’s refugee policy? A response.”

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